Schank Family History

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Schank Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Schenk. Dutch (de Schanck): spelling of French Deschamps.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Schink, Schanke, Schack, Schaak, Schanck, Schenk, Schwank, Shank

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Schank Family Origin

Where is the Schank family from?

Schank Family Occupations

What did your Schank ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schank family was Blacksmith. The most common Schank occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schank's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schank.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schank ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schank Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Schank. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schank census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schank. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schank. For the veterans among your Schank ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schank Life Expectancy

What is the average Schank lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Schank life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1950. The average life expectancy for Schank in 1949 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schank

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schank ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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